Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.— Hafez
Scandalous Great Spiritual quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
Spiritual power is the eternal guide, in this life and the life after, for man ranks supreme among all creatures. Led forward by spiritual power, man can reach the summit destined for him by the Great Creator.
If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.
If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain.
If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it to those around us.
The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.
Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
There is no difficulty that enough LOVE will not conquer, no disease that enough LOVE will not heal, no door that enough LOVE will not open, no gulf that enough LOVE will not bridge, no wall that enough LOVE will not throw down, no sin that enough LOVE will not redeem.
It is the intense spirituality of India, and not any great political structure or social organisation that it has developed, that has enabled it to resist the ravages of time and the accidents of history.
The great religions are the ships, Poets the life boats.
Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and accept it-then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.
Thought breeds thought; children familiar with great thoughts take as naturally to thinking for themselves as the well-nourished body takes to growing; and we must bear in mind that growth, physical, intellectual, moral, spiritual, is the sole end of education.
Let your heart guide you...it whispers so listen closely.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations; your conscious expands in every direction; and you find yourself in a great, new and wonderful world.
People keep repeating that the main things are love and compassion.
Certainly love and compassion are the main things, but it takes knowledge to make love and compassion fruitful. ... It takes just a second to say 'love'. But to acquire knowledge for the well-being and blessing of humanity requires an eternity.
We are talking only to ourselves. We are not talking to the rivers, we are not listening to the wind and stars. We have broken the great conversation. By breaking that conversation we have shattered the universe. All the disasters that are happening now are a consequence of that spiritual 'autism.'
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles.
The more we search for ourselves, the less likely we are to find ourselves;
and the more we search for God, and to serve our fellow-men, the more profoundly will we become acquainted with ourselves, and the more inwardly assured. This is one of the great spiritual laws of life.
The things of nature are the Lord's silent ministers, given to us to teach us spiritual truths. They speak to us of the love of God and declare the wisdom of the great Master Artist.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
The voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
I promise you that all who faithfully attend to temple work will be blessed beyond measure. Your families will draw closer to the Lord, unseen angels will watch over your loved ones when satanic forces tempt them, the veil will be thin, and great spiritual experiences will distill upon this people.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
The flames of freedom which were lighted across this great land of ours in Thomas Jefferson's day have continued to burn with an intense and magnetic light for nearly 200 years. They have been fed by the spiritual fuel which abounds only in a land where an abiding faith in God and recognition of Him as the true Author of Liberty prevail.
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand
True leadership is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.
A great part of the disaster of contemporary life lies in the fact that it is organized around feelings. People nearly always act on their feelings, and think it only right. The will is then left at the mercy of circumstances that evoke feelings. Christian spiritual formation today must squarely confront this fact and overcome it.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain.
There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer.
The belief that we can rely on shortcuts to happiness, joy, rapture, comfort, and ecstasy, rather than be entitled to these feelings by the exercise of personal strengths and virtues, leads to legions of people who, in the middle of great wealth, are starving spiritually.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
Everything that we do has a spiritual essence.
There is a spiritual dimension in everything. All of life has meaning and everything that you do in life is in preparation for your great meeting. This great meeting is your meeting with your Lord, which is absolutely inevitable.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself.
"What are you doing here anyway?" "'Here' as in your bedroom or 'here' as in the great spiritual question of our purpose here on this planet?"
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.